Sri N S Ramakanth
Award Category : Namma Bengalurean of the Year
Year : 2016
THIS 78-YEAR-OLD BENGALUREAN PROVES AGE IS JUST A NUMBER
Can you imagine what it takes to get 100 apartments, 20 schools, 6 colleges and several corporates to start segregating waste? Ask Mr. NS Ramakanth who has fought this battle for the last 7 years as co-founder of the Solid Waste Management Round Table, Bangalore (SWMRT). Whether it’s free workshops to educate health inspectors or pourakarmikas, achieving zero waste at temples, to converting the prestigious TCS10K into a zero-waste event, he’s done it all.